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during the testimony of rupert murdoch. >> he played a president on television now martin sheen is back in washington asking congress for helping. >> a steamy start to the work captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> wednesday morning july 20. it's called to be hot today, but much warmer tomorrow through saturday. you will fill the humidity. columbia maryland, under an inch of rain fall from last night. three-quarters of an inch in leonardtown and fort washington. temperatures right now in the low to mid 70's at reagan national. 73 in gaithersburg. on our way into the mid 90's. warm and muggy today. hot and humid tomato, 100 degrees. it will feel like 111 when you factor in the humidity. -- hot and humid tomorrow. excessive heat watch for tomorrow. excessive heat warnings thursday through saturday and. >>> we have an accident involving a police cruiser. glebe road is closed in both directions at washington boulevard in arlington. all lanes are blocked. they will be on the scene for a while. avoid this stretch. if you have to go there expect place. on georgi
surrounding rupert murdoch. eric holder said he would welcome a meeting with the families of 9/11 victims who are concerned that their telephones may have been hacked. the fbi is investigating whether news corp. targeted 9/11 victims. the big news of the day was the testimony given by rupert murdoch before parliament. during the proceedings, a man lunged at him only to be struck by his wife. james murdock was about to answer a question when someone on the left, it was so fast it was hard to see what happened. slowly and a man with a paper plate covered in it shaving cream takes aim at rupert murdoch. the woman in paint is his wife. she slapped the assailant who falls backward. the man was arrested. >> this was the most humbling day of my life. >> rupert murdoch an american citizen, presides over a local media empire with $33 billion in revenue. he has no plans to step aside. >> people i trusted betrayed the company and to me. it is for them to pay. i am the best person. >> at his side, his son james. born in london, at age 38, an american citizen who runs company operations in europe and asia
the day in the hot seat. rupert murdoch and his son james were called before british parliament. a man attacked murdoch with a plate of shaving cream. his wife slapped the attacker. suzanne kennedy is in the satellite center with more. >> rupert murdoch is a man not used to having to answer to anyone but today he and his son were grilled for nearly three hours about a phone hacking scandal that has rocked his publishing empire. >> publishing icon rupert murdoch showed great contrition as he testified before a special session of the british parliament today. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> the 80-year-old media mogul said he was shocked appalled, and a shame that the phone hacking at his tabloid newspaper, but he stopped short of taking the blame for the crisis, instead pointing fingers at those around him. >> they let me down and i think they betrayed the company and me. >> murdoch told the panel he had lost touch with what was going on at the 160-year-old newspaper, saying that "news of the world" is just 1% of the news corp. empire. ex-editor rebekah brooks has been arr
into the hearing when a man carrying what appeared to be a shaving cream pie accosted rupert murdoch and called him a greedy billionaire. his wife sprang into action, forcing the demonstrator away. police quickly had him in handcuffs. murdoch was shaken but unharmed. it was the point of high drama in a civil exchange. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> both murdoch and his son apologized for what has grown into a massive scandal that is threatening the company. >> these actions do not live up to the standards that our company aspires to everywhere around the world. >> newscorp has been reeling for two weeks since murdoch shutdown their 168 year-old british tabloid. that was after allegations that employees illegally hiked into the voice mail of celebrities politicians, and a 13-year-old murder victim. gregg's you are responsible for this whole fiasco. -- >> do you feel you are responsible for this whole fiasco? >> no. >> rebekah brooks who ran the newspaper until four days ago also said she was sorry. >> we saw the evidence and acted properly and quickly. >> during the hearing the elder
editor of rupert murdoch's news of the world tabloid to be his communications chief. it was dramatic yesterday in court when lawmakers heard from rupert murdoch. a man carrying plates of shaving cream stormed at the media mogul. the protester was arrested. rupert murdoch and his son james said that they were not aware of phone hacking or other illegal activities at their british newspapers. >>> the airports authority will meet today to consider reversing its decision to build an underground station at dulles airport. the u.s. transportation secretary ray lahood once the station built above ground. that changed in addition to others could save a billion dollars. >>> 5:05, 76 degrees on this wednesday. >> still ahead the debt standoff, a house takes action. the white house threatens a veto. we will have the latest. >> first, the extreme heat [ child's voice ] ooh, that looks good. [ child's voice ] can i have some? [ child's voice ] you guys should rock paper, scissors for it. ok. [ chuckles ] best of three? sure. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. [ scof ] onontwo-th
and bribery scandal. this time it will not be rupert murdoch, but prime minister david kcamera. he's under fire for hiring a former editor of the news of the world tabloid as its communications chief. >>> 74 degrees on this wednesday. >> still ahead, cadets standoff, the house takes action to, the white house threatens a veto. the latest is coming up in a live report. >> extreme heat on the district's doorstep. >>> >> i am with the ocean city, maryland beach patrol. we make 2000 rescues per year. never go swimming without a lifeguard. good morning, washington. >>> wednesday morning, 6:10. the water temperature at chesapeake beach is 80 degrees. the air temperature in the 70's 8. very hazy, warm and humid. that will be the case the next couple days. the heat will intensify tomorrow through saturday. 77 in the district 76 in annapolis. 72 in hagerstown. 70 in cumberland. fog developing north and northwest of the metro area. that will burn off quickly. mid-90s's this afternoon, but it will feel like 105. we cannot rule out a straight thunderstorm west of the metro mainly later on today. 100 d
developments in the phone hacking scandal time rupert murdoch's media empire to 9/11 victims. attorney general eric holder says that he will meet with september 11 family members. investigators are trying to determine whether a police officer turned private investigator was approached by a journalist from nose of the world and offered to pay him to get private phone records of 9/11 victims. news corp. denies any wrongdoing. >>> several people were arrested after a hollywood block party got out of hand. hundreds of people showed up for the event at the famous chinese beer. when police told them to leave many refused. police say that they started fighting throwing bottles smashing windows. officers in riot gear used beanbag guns to subdue them. fortunately, no one was injured. >>> alex trebek went from game show host to a crime fighter. >> at 2:30 yesterday morning chasing a burglar down the hallway at my san francisco hotel until my achilles' tendon ruptured and i fell into a heap. >> the 71-year-old game show host spoke about what happened during an event in san francisco. police arrested a w
are scheduled to meet with the attorney general about allegations surrounding rupert murdoch's media empire. reporters are accused of trying to gain access to september 11th victims of private phone records. this allegation, as from a former new york police officer turned private investigator who says he turned on the proposal. the fbi has opened a preliminary inquiry into the allegations. >>> after 102 years of healing the military would walter reed medical center is closing. let's go live to the hospital for today's salute. >> there is a concert going on behind me that is the final ceremony to the closing of walter reed army medical center. this is where the light eisenhower passed away and where hundreds of thousands of other wounded warriors came before and after. some came to heal, some came to die, but all came to serve. >> this private first class is here with his family and he says his recovery has been easy thanks to the staff at walter reed. >> this service is outstanding. >> after losing two legs and an arm in afghanistan he has had 10 surgeries and needs another. he w
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